While the beneficial role of road salts for public safety is unequivocal, the environmental consequences of their use can pose significant risks to freshwater ecosystems. The overall goal of this research is to improve our understanding of how chloride is transported through watersheds and how this impacts the risk of toxicity to aquatic biota. In this presentation Dr. Claire Oswald will discuss key results from two chloride-related projects.
Halifax, NS (July 18, 2018) – The planned Halifax Wilderness Park is one step closer after Halifax regional councillors unanimously approved the sale of a conservation easement to Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) last night.
Region Council has scheduled Public Hearing to discuss details of the agreements to purchase the lands that will become the Wilderness Park. It will be important to have people present in the public gallery and a few speakers at the microphone.